Hire contractors in Costa Rica

Hiring contractors in Costa Rica? Rippling can help you onboard and pay Costa Rican contractors in a single system. In just a few clicks, you can localize onboarding, provision IT and app access, and run payroll for your contractors in Costa Rica—while staying compliant with local laws. 

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT-6 (San José)

Ready to hire a contractor in Costa Rica?

Book a 30-minute demo to see how Rippling can help you hire and onboard a contractor in Costa Rica in under 90 seconds.

at a glance

Hiring contractors in Costa Rican can be a rollercoaster

Expanding your workforce with Costa Rican contractors can be complex. From correctly classifying contractors under the Código Civil to sending out compliant agreements in Spanish, there’s a lot to manage. With Rippling, you can quickly onboard and pay Costa Rican contractors compliantly.

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Support your Costa Rican contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Costa Rica in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it incredibly easy to set up your Costa Rican contractors. Adapt everything—from contractor data fields and documents to currencies—based on their work location, comply with local laws using built-in consulting agreement templates, and provision app access with a few clicks.

Global Workforce Management

Seamlessly transition contractors to employees

As your business grows, your workforce needs change. You can easily transition a contractor to an employee in minutes while preserving any historical data. Hire and pay via Rippling EOR, or pay them through your own entity with Rippling Global Payroll.


Set up and manage your Costa Rican contractors’ IT needs

Give contractors access to apps like Google Workspace and Slack with a few clicks—and remove it just as easily at the end of their contracts. You can increase security by enforcing multi-factor authentication and even set up workflows to automatically alert you of any suspicious login activity.

Contractor Compensation

Easily pay Costa Rican contractors in CRC

Set payments in USD or their local currency, and easily pay all contractors in a single pay run, no matter where they are located. And if you need to pay someone off-cycle for a late invoice or add in a reimbursement? Rippling can take care of that.